|Environmental Peace: Profiles|
Professor Roger I. C. Hansell
Roger I. C. Hansell has been involved in environmental projects since the
1950s. He was jointly a professor in the Institute for Environmental
Studies and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (formerly knowns as the "Department of Zoology") at the University of Toronto,
Canada. He officially retired in 2006 and is now Professor Emeritus.
Emeritus Hansell is a director of International Innovation Projects and co-editor
of the scholarly Journal of Environmental Peace. He has been Associate
Director, Research, and Acting Director of the Institute for Environmental
Studies, and served six years as Director of the Graduate Program of
Toxicology. In 2002 he became Executive Director of the Noble Institution
for Environmental Peace, and along with Professor Biswajit Ganguly, is a founder
of the Noble Foundation for Environmental Peace in Calcutta, India.
Hansellís research extends from the problems of integrating ecology with
economics, the theory of stability in complex systems, and practical
measures to adapt cities for climate change with rooftop and vertical wall
Professor Hansell has served as visiting professor at the Free University of
Brussels, Belgium; University of Leicester, and University of Sussex,
U.K., and has lectured at Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
He is an avid Morris folk dancer and musician, sketches, and writes Haiku. He currently lives in Toronto.